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NMMA aluminum sheet case webinar set for Jan. 16

Please join the NMMA federal government affairs team for a special webinar on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time regarding an important developing trade issue that could impact the boating and marine boat building business.  Attorneys from the law firm Mowry & Grimson will also participate.  WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 TIME: 11:30 EASTERN REGISTER: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3253388224283443713 After ...

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Marine engine manufacturers meet new CARB deputy chief

Representatives from the Engine Manufacturers Division Technical Committee recently met with Steve Cliff, the newly appointed deputy chief executive director of the California Air Resources Board. In his role related to the marine industry, Cliff oversees both the El Monte and Sacramento program offices that regulate and certify exhaust and evaporative emissions from marine engines and recreational vessels. Attending the ...

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U.S. Senate passes sweeping tax legislation

The Senate passed their version of tax reform legislation during the early morning hours of Saturday, Dec. 2, by a vote of 51-49. This comes on the heels of the House passing a tax reform package last month. Both chambers will now come together and work out the differences between the two pieces of legislation in order to get a final product to ...

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Volvo Penta facility visited by Virginia state lawmaker

Virginia Delegate Jay Leftwich, a Republican from the city of Chesapeake, Va., recently visited National Marine Manufacturing Association member Volvo Penta's facility and hosted a town hall meeting. Leftwich spoke with Volvo employees about jobs, workforce development, and education, and answered questions on other topics during his visit. NMMA was on hand for the visit and worked to educate Delegate ...

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Maverick Boat Group will create 100 jobs at new facility

Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently announced that Maverick Boat Group would be bringing approximately 100 new jobs to Florida as part of a new facility the company is building in Fort Pierce. “I am proud to announce that Maverick Boat Group will be opening a new manufacturing facility which will create 100 new jobs for families in St. Lucie County," ...

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